Louisiana Administrative Code
Title 52 - ETHICS
Part I - Board of Ethics
Chapter 6 - Advisory Opinions
Section I-611 - Persons to be Heard

Universal Citation: LA Admin Code I-611

Current through Register Vol. 49, No. 12, December 20, 2023

A. At any time during the board's general agenda, opportunity to appear before the board shall be provided to persons who would like to comment on an item of the board's general agenda, excluding those items scheduled as adversarial public hearings.

B. Subject to the provisions of this Section, the chairman shall have the authority to regulate the course of comments in connection with an item before the board, including the authority to begin and terminate the consideration of an item before the board, to continue consideration of the item to another time or location, and to limit comments which would be excessively cumulative or not related to the purpose of the matter; provided that nothing herein shall be construed to prevent the right of any citizen to speak at a public meeting.

C. Any person requesting to appear before the board, shall notify the executive secretary of their interest in the matter, and the group, organization or company they represent, if any, prior to the item being called by the board for consideration. Regarding comments provided before the board, the chairman shall give first preference for speaking to the person submitting the item to the board and second preference to any person who is the subject of the matter submitted. Thereafter the chairman shall allow those persons who have notified the executive secretary of their wish to appear before the board in order of the receipt of said notification. The chairman may fix the maximum amount of time that each person has to provide comments. The chairman shall allot the time in an equitable manner among those persons who are to be heard.

Promulgated by the Department of Civil Service, Board of Ethics, LR 30:2668 (December 2004).

AUTHORITY NOTE: Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 42:1134(A).

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